Old Bridge Issues Rabies Advisory

OLD BRIDGE—A cat tested positive for rabies in the vicinity of Brookside Avenue and Central Avenue in Old Bridge, Middlesex County. Middlesex County Public Health Department Director-Health Officer David A. Papi announced Thursday.

“Surrogates” – Accept No Substitutes – 2 & ½ popcorns

I suffer from misoneism…a highfalutin term for fear of the future. Well, actually I don’t. It just seemed a good way to get right at the nub of director Jonathan Mostow’s “Surrogates.” Truth is, most of us are misoneists to some extent or another. Which is why we are scared by—but nonetheless drawn to—sci-fi sagas set in a foreboding future.

Willow Grove Announces Blessing of Pets

SCOTCH PLAINS—Pet lovers of all ages are invited to bring your dogs, cats, hamsters, gerbils and hermit crabs to the Willow Grove Church lawn on Sunday, Oct. 11 between 4 and 5:30 p.m. to receive a blessing from Pastor, Rev. Cynthia Cochran-Carney.

Why We Need Cable Choice

Do you think child molesters are funny? Comedy Central does.
I recently had the misfortune of flipping the dial to this cable network during a showing of the Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers. The program was crammed full of jokes about rape, incest, child molesters, genitals and other subjects most people would find offensive.